Publications

March 27, 2024

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 10)

The recent Foreign Trade in Goods Statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that Nigeria recorded a trade deficit of N1.41 trillion in the fourth quarter of…

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March 24, 2024

Nigeria Economic Update(Issue 9)

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in its 293rd meeting held on the 27th of February, raised the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) by 400…

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March 15, 2024

Nigeria Economic Snapsot (March 2024)

This snapshot for March 2024 provides trends, and insights on key macroeconomic indicators such as Inflation, foreign reserves, currency in circulation and crude oil prices.

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March 12, 2024

Enhancing Data Sharing Practices Between Government Agencies

In today’s fast-paced world, access to accurate and timely data is crucial for effective governance and decision-making. Policymakers often struggle to access the data they need to make informed decisions…

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March 12, 2024

Enhancing Macroeconomic Resilience: A Comparative Analysis of Nigeria and Ghana

Nigeria and Ghana have experienced a range of economic shocks over the past two decades, including natural disasters, commodity-price fluctuations, financial crises and global economic downturns. These shocks have significantly…

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March 12, 2024

The potential Fiscal and Health Effects of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax in Nigeria

Using data from a dedicated survey conducted by the Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA) and led by the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA)…

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March 12, 2024

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 8)

In its recent CPI and Inflation report, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that Nigeria’s inflation rate increased to 29.90 percent in January 2024, a 0.98 percentage points rise from…

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March 7, 2024

A Call to Action: Deepening States’ Contribution to Ending Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in Nigeria as a Panacea for Gender Inclusion

Ending Gender-based Violence (GBV) as highlighted within SDG 5, aims to achieve gender equality and inclusion. Specifically, SDG 5.2 seeks to eliminate all forms of violence against all women and…

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March 7, 2024

Nigeria Economic Update(Issue 7)

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has halted quasi-fiscal measures totalling over 10 trillion naira. The finance was issued by the CBN previously as development finance interventions. The cessation of…

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March 6, 2024

Ed-Tech Landscape and Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa

This study examines the adoption of education technology (Ed-Tech) in primary and secondary education in 10 sub-Saharan African countries: Nigeria, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Cameroon, Benin, Malawi,…

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February 27, 2024

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 6)

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed, in its data on movement on gross foreign reserves, that the country’s foreign reserves, which were $37.1 billion as of January 3,…

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February 27, 2024

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 5)

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its World Economic Outlook Update released in January 2024, estimated that Nigeria grew at 2.8 percent in 2023 and reviewed its 2024 economic growth…

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February 8, 2024

Building trust, shaping the future:AI governance for Africa

This policy brief aims to outline the key considerations for developing artificial intelligence (AI) governance frameworks that promote transparency, accountability and confidence in AI systems across the African continent. AI…

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February 8, 2024

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 4)

The Oil market report for the fourth quarter of 2023 by the International Energy Agency indicates that thegrowth of global oil demand is expected to slow down by 1.2 million barrels per…

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February 8, 2024

Nigeria Economic Update(Issue 3)

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in its Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Inflation report for December 2023, revealed that Nigeria’s headline inflation rate rose to 28.92 percent. On a…

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January 18, 2024

Nigeria Economic Update (Issue 2)

According to the 2024 United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects report, global GDP growth is projected to slow from an estimated 2.7 percent in 2023 to 2.4 percent in…

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